/ Print /

MHE blogs

Opinion: Captive insurance models foster high-value careCaptives can serve as focal points for the captive owners’ collective efforts to promote safer healthcare environments and improved patient outcomes.
Study: Biosimilars may result in minimal savingsA recent study projects that U.S. employers may see minimal savings to overall healthcare costs resulting from the introduction of biosimilars to the U.S. market.
Four big post-ACA challenges for payersWhile Affordable Care Act has created huge opportunities for payers, most of those opportunities cannot be leveraged to their full advantage using 20th century strategies.
Landmark study: Intensive blood pressure management may save livesAn NIH-sponsored trial enrolled more than 9,300 participants ages 50 and older with high blood pressure. View the results.
New regs target healthcare for transgender patientsThe Obama administration has proposed new regulations to include gender identity under the umbrella banning sex discrimination in healthcare. Find out what this means for health plans.
Consumers use alternative health coverage sourcesAmericans are spending more time evaluating their insurance options, and more Americans are considering different sources.
High cost of new PCSK9 inhibitors could plague payersThe high cost of these medications could overwhelm patients and plans, according to one expert.
Innovative thinking to control healthcare-associated infectionsDecades of research shows that brainstorming doesn’t work when attempting to solve difficult problems. Here's what healthcare leaders should do instead.
Hospitals get big payoff from higher physician engagementTexas Children's Hospital has worked hard to increase physician engagement, and the payoff has been huge.
How expanded data access will affect health plansThe Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act will expand the availability of Medicare data. Here's how that could impact the industry.